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Aug 18, 2013 6:00am EDT
court in your jammies. it used to be you had to go to the court if you wanted to know what a case was about, go to your little desk and read them. now that's not true. you can read all the briefs. at first it was just the merit briefs, now you can read everything. the lower court decisions, the appeals court decision, everything online. so, the other thing is i think that's changed it for us, at least for me anyway is the arrange of expert commentary that's now available. now i'm not speaking of social media here. i'm talking about more traditional jobs and newsing ary gating websites. we all turn to rick haslem's blog. if there's a sentencing case, we look at another blog. there are legal specialty websites out there that offer instant analysis, or instant takes on the news and supreme court cases that we didn't use to have. finally, i would just say, tony did, the court is very slow to embrace the digital revolution. this is after all a court that not only has tor us the ties but still gives pens to arguing counsel. you can see the briefs on the supreme court's website. you can get
Aug 31, 2013 7:00pm EDT
-- her cooks to plan menus for the day, giving assignments she also use that room for teaching the children, telling them stories. you can imagine how wonderful it would have been in that room. one of the most notable pieces is the bed in that bed chamber. that is the bed on which george washington died. but we also know that martha washington's had a role in acquiring that bad. another piece in the room had a very close connection with martha washington, her desk. although very little of the correspondence between george and washington -- george and martha washington has survived, because they savored their private correspondence. two letters had been found that had slipped behind one of the drawers in that desk. that is the preserver of that little bit of very personal correspondence. it is not just the place where she slept. i can't picture her sitting in her easy chair by the fire -- i can really picture her sitting in her easy chair by the fire with her grandchildren around. and i imagine it must've been very comfortable for her. >> before she became first lady in 1797 and dur
Aug 18, 2013 12:00am EDT
years, and you missed the digital revolution. you may not know how to use the web, any things all of us take for granted. the world has passed you by. it is it -- it is a difficult thing to try to gure out how to catch up. host: what is available in the prison system, it goes to that idea. to help that transition out. guest: a lot of the money being spent to build new prisons could be spent on helping these people get back into the community and earn a job. points.e some good i was in the women's prison a few months ago. the woman i was in there with, she told me the nice building across the street, it used to be a college library. she was allowed to go there for 15 minutes once a week. how is that going to help her get back into the community? guest: richard is with the group right on crime. we're also joined by mark bauer of the sentencing project, he serves as their executive director. in light of announcements made by the attorney general this week. lidia is on our others line from maryland. is a godsend. 16 years ago, i had a son who started using drugs after the death of his son,
Aug 17, 2013 7:00pm EDT
your local cable or satellite provider. you can watch us and hd. >> season two of first ladies against monday, september 9. look at the life of edith roosevelt. encore presentations of season one. programs on every first lady from martha washington-ida mckinley. >> she was not happy her husband had been elected president. she never made it to washington. >> when he resigned, he and his wife and their family moved here to williamsburg. it was here that letitia tyler suffered a stroke. john tyler learned he was elected as vice president of william perry region william henry harrison. it is here that he became 10th president of the united states, so she learned she became the first lady. >> she had another terrible stroke, and her husband goes into morning, and then he meets another young lovely in her 20's. >> i think of her as the madonna of first ladies. she posed as a model at a time that was frowned upon, by all accounts was bewitching. >> there were 90 slaves, and they were her supervision. julia lobbied for her husband, and she supported him tremendously in everything she did. >> u
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